Christopher Taylor

Job Title

CEO & Founder

Company

Aalyria

Speaking At

  • SUMMIT ON EARTH OBSERVATION BUSINESS

Bio

Chris is a dynamic entrepreneur and technology enthusiast with a passion for building
innovative teams and businesses that solve the hard challenges of ubiquitous connectivity.
Recognized as one of HillVets' "100 of 2014," he is a distinguished veteran as a former enlisted infantryman and Force Recon Marine.
In previous roles as a startup CEO, Chris tripled revenues within 24 months, leading the
company to nearly $1bn in annual recurring revenues. At another startup, he crafted and
executed the strategy that won a game-changing $400 million single-award contract,
significantly altering the trajectory of the company. Beyond his entrepreneurial ventures, Chris is actively involved in academia. He served on the Board of Trustees at the American University of Afghanistan for 13 years, and he continues to teach graduate-level seminars at Georgetown University and George Washington University. Chris holds an MBA in Strategy & Management from the College of William & Mary and an MPA from the Harvard Kennedy School. A true adventurer, Chris is also a multi-engine, instrument-rated private pilot, reflecting his love for the thrill of flight.

Speaking

19September
11:00 / 11:35
Concorde

SUMMIT ON EARTH OBSERVATION BUSINESS

Making Satellite Operations a Fingertip Service